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Peter
A.
Hancock
, D.Sc., Ph.D.

is
Provost Distinguished
Research Professor

in the Department of Psychology and

the
Institute for Simulation
and Training, as well as

at the
Department of Civil and Environmental Engine
ering
and
the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Systems
at the University of Central Florida

(UCF)
.
At UCF
in 2009 he was also created the 16
th

ever
University Pegasus
Professor

and in 2012 was named 6
th

ever
University Trustee
Chair.

He
directs
the MIT
2

Research Laboratories

and
Associate Director of the Center for Applied Human Factors
in Aviation (CAHFA).

Prior to his current position

he
founded and was the Director of the Human Factors
Research Laboratory
(HFRL)
at the University of Mi
nnesota

where he held appointments as
Professor in the
Departments of Computer Science and Electrical
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Psychology, and Kinesiology as well as at the Cognitive
Science Center and the Center on Aging Research. He
continu
es

to hold an appointment as a
Clinical
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at Minnesota. He is also

an affiliated
Scientist of the Humans and Automation Laboratory at MIT
, a Research Associate of the
University of Michigan Transport Research

I
nstitute,

and a Senior Research Associate at the
Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in Pensacola, Florida
. Professor Hancock is the
author of over
seven

hundred refereed scientific articles and publications as well as
writing and
editing
fifteen

boo
ks including:
Human Performance and Ergonomics
in the Handbook of Perception
and Cognition series, published by Academic Press in 1999
.
Stress, Workload, and Fatigue,
published in 2001 by Lawrence Erlbaum

and
Performance
under

Stress

published
in 2008

by
A
shgate
. He is the author of the 1997 book,
Essays on the
Future of Human
-
Machine Systems
and the
2009

text,
Mind, Machine and Morality

also
from Ashgate Publishers. H
e has been continuously
funded by extramural sources for every
one of the twenty
-
nine

year
s

of his professional career,
including support from NASA,
NSF,
NIH, NIA, FAA, FHWA,
DARPA,
the US Navy
, Army and
Air Force

as well as numerous State and Industrial agencies. He
was

the Principal Investigator on
a

Multi
-
Disciplinary University Research Ini
tiative

(MURI)
, in which he
directed

$5 Million of
funded research on stress, workload, and performance
, which was the first MURI in behavioral
science ever awarded by the US Army
.
To date, he has secured over $17

Million in externally
funded research duri
ng his career.
In 1999 he was the
Arnold Small Lecturer
of the Human Factors
and Ergonomics Society and in 2000 he was awarded the
Sir Frederic Bartlett Medal
by

the
Ergonomics Society of Great Britain for lifetime
scientific
achievement. He was the Keynot
e
Speaker for the
combined meeting of the
International Ergonomics Association and the Human
Factors and Ergonomics Society
in

2000 in San Diego
;
the largest ever professional meeting of the
discipline.
In 2001 he won the
Franklin V. Taylor Award
of the Am
erican Psychological Association
as well as the
Liberty Mutual Prize for Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
from the International
Ergonomics Association. In association with his colleagues Raja Parasuraman and Anthony
Masalonis, he was the winner of the
J
erome Hirsch Ely Award
of the Human Factors and
Ergonomics Society for 2001, the same year in which he was elected a
Fellow
of the International
Ergonomics Association

and
was awarded a Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) degree from
Loughborough University

in Engla
nd
. In 2002, he was awarded the
Jastrzebowski Medal

of the
Polish Ergonomics Society for contributions to world ergonomics and in the same year was
named a
Fellow

of the Ergonomics Society of Gre
at Britain. He i
s a
multiple
-
term
Member of the
National Acad
emy of Sciences

(NAS)
,
National Research Counci
l’s Committee on Human Factors

and in that capacity has served as Chair and Organizer for a number of sub
-
committees
.
In 2003
he won the
Liberty Mutual Medal

of the International Ergonomics Association, a worl
d
-
wide
competition for innovative advances in occupational safety and ergonomics.
In 2006 he won the
Norbert Wiener Award

of the Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society of the I
nstitute of Electrical
and Electronic Engineers (I
EEE
), being the highest award th
at Society gives for scientific
attainment
.
It is of interest
also
to no
te that the company ‘Geek Squad
’ which
is presently a
subsidiary of ‘Best Buy’ and which
was feature
d on ’60 Minutes’ in January
2007, was founded by
Robert Stephens while working in D
r. Hancock’s Laboratory at Minnesota.
In 2007 Dr. Hancock
was the recipient of the
John C. Flanagan

Award for of the Society of Military Psychologists of the
American Psychological Association for lifetime achievement and he was also the
2007
recipient
of
the
A.R. Lauer

Award of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society for lifetime contributions
to safety.
In 2008 he received the
Otto Edholm

Award of the Ergonomics Society as well as the
Raymond F. Longacre

Award of the Aerospace Medical Association for out
standing
accomplishment in the psychological and psychiatric aspects of aerospace medicine.
Also in 2008
he was the winner of the
Andrew P. Sage
Award of the
Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society of
the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE
)

for the best published work in the
Journals of the Society which numbered over three
-
hundred
papers
for the year.
In 2009, he was
named
Pegasus Professor

of the University of Central Florida. This is the highest award of the
University that

is
now the

se
cond

largest
single university
in the United States. Professor
Hancock is only the 16th individual ever to be so
-
named in the history of the
Institution
.
In 2011
he was named the
Taylor Award
winner of the Aerospace Human Factors Association and ga
ve
the o
pening Plenary Keynote A
ddress at the Graz International Conference on Aviation
Psychology.
He also won the
Admiral Leland Kollmorgen Spirit of Innovation Award

of the
Augmented Cognition Society. A 2011 member of the
Cosmos Club
, h
is current experimental
work
concerns the evaluation of behavioral res
ponse to high
-
stress conditions, while his

theoretical
work

concerns
cultural influences on perception and action and also
human relations with
technology and the possible futures of this
latter
symbiosis.

In 2
012
he presented
the Frederick
Howell Lewis Distinguished Lecture
, of Psi Chi, the Internatio
nal Honor Society in Psychology

at the
Annual Meeting of the Ame
rican Psychological Association
,
was also named

winner of the
Oliver
Keith Hansen Award
of the Huma
n Factors and Ergonomics Society for achievement in outreach
activities
, and was also named
Fellow

of the
Aerospace Medical Association
.
He is a
Fellow
and past
President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

and
Fellow

and past President of the
Soci
ety of Engineering Psychologists as well as
a former Chair of the Board of
the Society for
Human Performance in Extreme Environments
. He
plays golf and
collects and studies antique
maps
. He
is a Ricardian

researcher
, an area in which he has published exten
sively, the latest work
being the text,
Richard III and the Murder in the Tower

which
was
published
in hardback
by

the
History Press
in 2009 and has now
entered its
third

paperback printing.

Most recently, he was the
recipient of the 2012
John Davey Resear
ch Grant for Medieval Studies

from
the Richard III
Foundation which will enable him to pursue further empirical research on the causes and effects
of ‘Buckingham’s Rebellion’ of 1483
.